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‘Ousted MP glut will lead to benefits crisis’, warns DWP

The Department for Work and Pensions has warned that the country’s benefits system is in danger of collapse as ex-MPs struggle to find employment outside Westminster and have to turn to state handouts.

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Posted: May 8th, 2010
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Ongoing conflict between North and South Utsire could end Shipping Forecast

Outlook for continued peace described as ‘slight, occasionally poor, becoming very poor later’.

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Posted: Apr 17th, 2010
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Met Office recalls spring

‘We are recalling spring and reverting to the previous season, winter. This change will take effect immediately and remain in operation over the bank holiday weekend.’

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Posted: Apr 1st, 2010
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Amy Williams honoured with royal ‘Would’

Absolutely!Winter Olympic gold medallist, Amy Williams, is to receive the first of what’s expected to be many honours, after Prince Harry awarded the shapely Bob Skeleton rider a royal ‘would’ this morning.

As a consequence of being the only Briton to medal at the Vancouver games last month, the 27-year-old from Bath has been widely tipped as a shoo-in for a Damehood in June, when the Queen’s Birthday Honours List is announced. Some have even predicted that Miss Williams will lift the much coveted BBC Sports Personality of the Year for 2010. However, Prince Harry’s bestowal of the royal ‘would’ has come as a complete surprise to most pundits, primarily because the honour didn’t actually exist until today. The closest award on record is when swimming star Rebecca Adlington was awarded a Royal ‘Wouldn’t’.

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Posted: Mar 12th, 2010
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Surrey magistrates hit couple with first ‘Overly Social Behaviour Order’

old_coupleCharged with whistling in a cheerful manner and failing to erect net curtains.

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Posted: Jan 30th, 2010
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